It was mentioned here a while ago, perhaps during the month we
dedicated to Gores. What's the ARC say about the publication date?
On Wed, Oct 8, 2008 at 1:35 PM, J.C. Hocking <email@example.com> wrote:
> Today I was handed, much to my slack-jawed astonishment, an advance copy of
> a book called Spade & Archer by Joe Gores.
> It is a prequel to Hammett's The Maltese Falcon.
> The book is remarkably elegant looking for an ARC, with a 1930's style
> simple gray cover. It's the only ARC I can recall seeing with french flaps.
> The back cover is given over entirely to a little essay by Richard Layman
> describing how the Hammett estate sought out Gores for this project.
> Well, if anybody could write such a thing, I guess he's the guy.
> Did anybody hear about this book? This totally blindsided me.
> John Hocking
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